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#87ceeb Color Hex (sky blue)

Hex color #87ceeb, RGB(135, 206, 235) - also known as sky blue - code, conversions, schemes and color harmonies, as well as examples of use in HTML and CSS.

The hex color code #87ceeb is a shade of blue-cyan. In a RGB color space it is composed of 52.94% red, 80.78% green and 92.16% blue. In HSL notation it has 197.4° hue, 71.4% saturation and 72.5% lightness. The process color (CMYK) is combination of 42.55% cyan, 12.34% magenta, 0% yellow and 7.84% key (black). The closest short hexadecimal code of #87ceeb is #8ce.

Color information

  • #87ceeb is a shade of blue-cyan.
  • Blue is dominant among the three primary colors (RGB).
  • CMYK color proportions:
    • Cyan: 42.55%
    • Magenta: 12.34%
    • Yellow: 0%
    • Key color - black: 7.84%
  • In the HSL model coordinates are:
    • Hue: 197.4° degrees
    • Saturation: 71.4%
    • Lightness: 72.5%
  • The values in the RGB color space are:
    • Red: 135 (52.94%)
    • Green: 206 (80.78%)
    • Blue: 235 (92.16%)


C: 42.55%, M: 12.34%, Y: 0%, K: 7.84%
R: 135, G: 206, B: 235
H: 197.4°, S: 71.4%, L: 72.5%

Color harmonies

#87ceeb color HTML and CSS codes

Example CSS code:

.setFontColor { color: #87ceeb; }
.setBackgroundColor { background-color: #87ceeb; }

#87ceeb text/font color

How to set font color?

<p style="color:#87ceeb">Font color is #87ceeb.</p>

Font color is #87ceeb.

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- Ted Grant

#87ceeb background color

How to set background color?

<div style="background-color:#87ceeb">Background color is #87ceeb.</div>

Background color is #87ceeb.

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything. Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.
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